The Young People’s Chorus of Erie, a youth outreach program of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will hold open auditions later this month.
Open rehearsals give young people between the ages of 7–18 the opportunity to attend a rehearsal and learn about YPC Erie. The chorus is northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program and children from 35 different schools participate.
Music at Noon: The Logan Series, a chamber music and performing arts series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Chamber Music America and American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Award for Adventurous Programming.
The national award recognizes ensembles and presenters for outstanding and innovative approaches to the programming of contemporary, classical, jazz and world chamber music.
The Young People’s Chorus of Erie was named the 2014 recipient of the Erie Arts & Culture Imagine Award. The organization received the award Nov. 12 during the Erie Arts & Culture Appreciation Awards celebration at the Erie Playhouse.
It’s large, loud and a tad bit impractical, but for one day every year, the stage belongs to the tuba.
The 13th annual Erie presentation of TubaChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The Arts and Arts Administration programs at Penn State Behrend invite you to explore a Faculty Art Show in the John M. Lilley Library. The show runs from December 1, 2014 to February 1, 2015. Work can be viewed during library hours listed on their website. It will include paintings by Scott Rispin, photography by Heather Cole, paintings by Dan Schank, along with other creative work accomplished by Behrend Faculty.
Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” pivots on a New York longshoreman’s decision to betray his immigrant relatives. Miller finished the play in 1956, the same year he was called before Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee.
The choice he faced, both on and off the page, showed a darker side of the American Dream: At what point will a man striving for a better life turn his back to those who are most like him?